Ton-up Ben is invited to Lord’s

Ben Smith has reached his century for the William Ransom Primary School. He recently played his 100th game for the school – no mean feat for an 11-year-old! In that game, which was the ASDA Kwik Cricket regional final, he helped lead William Ransom into t

Ben Smith has reached his century for the William Ransom Primary School.

He recently played his 100th game for the school - no mean feat for an 11-year-old!

In that game, which was the ASDA Kwik Cricket regional final, he helped lead William Ransom into the national final which was played at Trent Bridge this week (see main story.

To mark Ben's achievement, ASDA invited him down to Lord's on Sunday along with his parents and teacher.


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He was presented with an ASDA Kwik Cricket t-shirt - with 'Ben 100' on it - signed by Andrew Flintoff.

Ben received the shirt from the former England pace bowler Angus Fraser on the pitch at Lord's during the lunch interval, and it was heard live on Radio Four's Test Match Special.

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